Dr. Anna Ilinskaya has broad knowledge and experience working in GXP environment and immunoassay validations and sample analyses. She successfully serves as a single point of contact for research projects, coordinate efforts of study and manages client relationships. Prior to Smithers, Dr. Ilinskaya was a lead scientist in Covance, where her primary responsibility was to oversee assay validation and clinical and non-clinical sample analysis, to ensure that protocols and reports were in compliance with SOP, GXP and regulatory agency guidelines. Dr. Ilinskaya obtained her a M.S. degree in Russian State Medical University, and PhD in Medical Science from Institute of Immunology, Moscow, Russia. Dr. Ilinskaya has over 10 years of research experience in clinical immunology, oncology, retrovirology, and nanotechnology. She has experience working with cell culture and a wide variety of immunoassays using different platforms (Flow cytometry, ELISA, MSD, RT-PCR), and has authored and co-authored 19 publications and three book chapters.